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by Woof
Wed Oct 12, 2011 11:39 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Think Different 139 - The Golden State
Replies: 116
Views: 14200

Re: Think Different 139 - The Golden State

No one used Redwood or Sequoia? That will teach me to think too much in taking a guess with Fort Point. I wasn't sure they were national parks! Cabrillo, either! Only ones I could lock in were Yosemite and Death Valley. Joshua Tree I thought was a National Forest. Sigh. To be fair, Cabrillo has Nat...
by Woof
Wed Oct 12, 2011 11:29 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Think Different 139 - The Golden State
Replies: 116
Views: 14200

Re: Think Different 139 - The Golden State

bomtr wrote:I believe you have overlooked Pinnacles National Monument as an unused answer, Woof. That was my second choice.
Merely an oversight in transcription. Now fixed.
by Woof
Wed Oct 12, 2011 11:27 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Think Different 139 - The Golden State
Replies: 116
Views: 14200

Re: Think Different 139 - The Golden State

4. Civics As the most populous state in the nation, California has many large cities. Name one of the 12 largest cities in California according to the 2010 census (I'm considering the population of the city proper, not greater metropolitan areas or conurbations) Another category where everyone knew...
by Woof
Wed Oct 12, 2011 9:43 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Think Different 139 - The Golden State
Replies: 116
Views: 14200

Re: Think Different 139 - The Golden State

3. Geography California has tremendous diversity of natural splendor, which as been recognized by the Federal government with designation as National Parks and National Monuments. Name a National Park or NPS-managed National Monument located within the boundaries of California. It's always interest...
by Woof
Wed Oct 12, 2011 8:48 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Think Different 139 - The Golden State
Replies: 116
Views: 14200

Re: Think Different 139 - The Golden State

Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim *cough* - 1 opusthepenguin It's the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim *cough* *cough* ;) Yes it is, and that's what I submitted. Woof may be teasing me because my full submission in that clue was as follows: "The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (Don't accept any answers invo...
by Woof
Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:44 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Think Different 139 - The Golden State
Replies: 116
Views: 14200

Re: Think Different 139 - The Golden State

2. Sports California is home to many professional sports franchises. Name a Big 4 (MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL) franchise based in California . (I need both city and team names) No shock that this was the least dropped question and had no negs (who doesn't know a professional sports franchise in CA?) but ho...
by Woof
Wed Oct 12, 2011 12:49 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Think Different 139 - The Golden State
Replies: 116
Views: 14200

Re: Think Different 139 - The Golden State

Q1. History Early Spanish explorers and missionaries traveled northward from Baja California along a trail now known as El Camino Real, establishing missions periodically along the length of the trail. In all, 21 missions were established along the El Camino Real. Name one of the 21 missions (Great...
by Woof
Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:51 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Think Different 139 - The Golden State
Replies: 116
Views: 14200

Re: Think Different 139 - The Golden State

* BUMP *

One hour to go before the deadline. If you're planning on submitting an entry, there's no time like the present!
by Woof
Fri Oct 07, 2011 2:29 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Think Different 139 - The Golden State
Replies: 116
Views: 14200

Re: Think Different 139 - The Golden State

Be more specific prompts don't usually list the options :) . Speaking of listing options: since opus asked for clarifications on a lot of things we all take for granted, perhaps we should make sure it's understood that all options to be considered should come only from grey matter? This raises a qu...
by Woof
Fri Oct 07, 2011 2:04 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Think Different 139 - The Golden State
Replies: 116
Views: 14200

Re: Think Different 139 - The Golden State

Be more specific prompts don't usually list the options :) . Speaking of listing options: since opus asked for clarifications on a lot of things we all take for granted, perhaps we should make sure it's understood that all options to be considered should come only from grey matter? Indeed. There's ...
by Woof
Fri Oct 07, 2011 11:54 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Think Different 139 - The Golden State
Replies: 116
Views: 14200

Re: Think Different 139 - The Golden State

I've been mostly out of touch for several weeks, and will be for a few more. I had a California TD pretty much ready to go -- was just looking for a chunk of time to run it -- when the other board went kaput. Then Woof goes and beats me to it. :? :o :D I'll hold mine for a future date.... but I'll ...
by Woof
Fri Oct 07, 2011 11:52 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Think Different 139 - The Golden State
Replies: 116
Views: 14200

Re: Think Different 139 - The Golden State

Opus: What dhkendall said, for the most part. If you'd like to play along, just send me a PM (which you can do by clicking on my user name and following the link) in which you list the answers to each of the questions, along with a designation of which question you'd like to drop, if you want to dro...
by Woof
Thu Oct 06, 2011 5:10 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Think Different 139 - The Golden State
Replies: 116
Views: 14200

Re: Think Different 139 - The Golden State

mitchparov wrote:Is there a bonus for not using the drop?
I didn't think of one and already browbeat one participant into using it. I'll give special recognition to anyone who doesn't use it; how about that?
by Woof
Wed Oct 05, 2011 11:43 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: The Old Message Board
Replies: 22
Views: 3965

Re: The Old Message Board

And the same fate could befall here. It won't be alietr's fault, but the servers that jboard.tv run on could hiccup and lose content. It's happened in other boards that I'm on. Now on the to do list: backup the database. Yes, Andy, that is a very important safety precaution. Even with the best of i...
by Woof
Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:22 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Think Different 139 - The Golden State
Replies: 116
Views: 14200

Re: Think Different 139 - The Golden State

*BUMP* for important clarifications that all participants should read
by Woof
Sun Oct 02, 2011 10:52 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 9/26/11 week
Replies: 29
Views: 6267

Re: FJs for the 9/26/11 week

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

W00t! Either I'm getting better or the clues are getting easier... or the statistics of small numbers are never reliable.
by Woof
Sun Oct 02, 2011 9:36 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: new TD?
Replies: 71
Views: 8275

Re: new TD?

Paucle wrote:he just brain burped, demo. He meant Mr Woof.
Indeed, though let it be said, demo, that I'm flattered to be mistaken for you at any time. It must be the common first name that does it.

Woof!
by Woof
Fri Sep 30, 2011 10:19 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Think Different 139 - The Golden State
Replies: 116
Views: 14200

Re: Think Different 139 - The Golden State

California is not only the most populous state in the Union, but also the wealthiest and one of the largest. It is also, of course, home to Jeopardy! 8-) What follows are some questions inspired by the Golden State. 1. History Early Spanish explorers and missionaries traveled northward from Baja Cal...
by Woof
Fri Sep 30, 2011 9:44 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Think Different 139 - The Golden State
Replies: 116
Views: 14200

Re: Think Different 139 - The Golden State

Participants:

Gamawire
Volante
demomoke
Mark Barrett
Uncle Jeff
Paucle
Rackme32
billiej
Vanya
Peggles
Turd Ferguson
mam418
teapot37
oddsox
HugoZ
Asphodel
dhkendall
tagNV
econgator
mitchparov
Wimple
boson
debramc
RandyG
jeff6286
barandall800
Woppy T
bomtr
Bamaman
dklee12
opusthepenguin
cheezguyty
by Woof
Fri Sep 30, 2011 9:44 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Think Different 139 - The Golden State
Replies: 116
Views: 14200

Re: Think Different 139 - The Golden State

Change in deadline: Because I'm a space cadet, I forgot that I'll be out of town 10/8-11, so submissions can occur until midnight EDT on Tuesday, Oct. 11. Reveal will begin on Wednesday. Sorry for the change. Clarifications: Q9. Steinbeck wrote several novellas that are distinguished from his novel...